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The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point early childhood education, elementary education, physical education and special education majors are encouraged to meet with School of Education (SOE) Academic and Career Adviser Maggie Beeber to develop a personal graduation plan. Academic and career advisers help students develop plans to meet their educational, career and life goals. Maggie assists students with:

Meet with Maggie

There are two ways for you to be able to meet with Maggie Beeber, School of Education Advising Coordinator and Teacher Certification Officer:  

Maggie Beeber’s Open Advising Hours
Dates/times/hours are listed at the bottom of this page and typically scheduled two weeks out.

Just stop by our office, 469 College of Professional Studies, and sign up on the Open Advising sign-up sheet at our front desk and have a seat. Maggie will call you into her office in the order in which you sign up.

Open Advising Hours

Please follow directions listed above carefully!  

Monday, May 16, 2:30-4:00pm
Wednesday, May 18, 9:00-11:30am
Thursday, May 19, 1:30-4:00pm

Please have the following available to you for any meetings:

Adviser Assignments

UW-Stevens Point students are required to see their assigned academic adviser every semester in order to gain permission to register for classes. Students can find their assigned adviser in acceSPoint under “Student Profile.” For helpful hints from an SOE adviser, click here.

Early Childhood, Elementary, Physical Education, and Special Education majors

Students who are new freshmen and majoring in early childhood education, elementary education, physical education, and special education programs are assigned to an academic adviser through the University College Academic and Career Advising Center for their first three semesters on campus. Students entering their fourth semester on campus will either be assigned to a professional or a faculty adviser in the School of Education if/once they are formally admitted to the Professional Education Program.

Secondary and K-12 Education majors

Students seeking a secondary or K-12 teaching license pursue a major in the subject area they wish to teach. They are assigned to an academic adviser through the University College Academic and Career Advising Center for their first three semesters on campus. Students entering their fourth semester on campus will either be assigned to a professional or a faculty adviser in the department of their major.

Additional Information

Prior to admission to the Professional Education Program, questions concerning teacher certification should be directed to an adviser in the School of Education Academic and Career Advising Center.

Students should officially declare their intent to teach by scheduling a Teaching Intent Meeting as soon as they decide on teaching. During this meeting, students will receive information about state requirements, application requirements, and other important information regarding the Professional Education Program and teacher certification. Please call 715-346-2040 or visit the SOE Academic and Career Advising Center in 469 College of Professional Studies to schedule the Teaching Intent Meeting.

Resources

The Professional Education Program Advising Guide is designed to guide a student through the different phases of the Professional Education Program. Information regarding teacher certification programs, advising, admission requirements and completion requirements can be found in the Advising Guide.

The Advising Guide Supplement is an additional resource for students that contains information on conceptual framework, involvement opportunities, practicum expectations, student teaching policies and career placement information.

Students receive an electronic copy of the Advising Guide when they declare their intent to teach.

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